Recently I’ve moved from Clear to Fedora for a single reason: Being able to run applications with my Nvidia GPU with the nouveau drivers. I did this for performance reasons on a project of mine, that said, Clear is undoubtedly faster when dealing with the CPU… So I asked myself, why not both?
Fedora with Nouveau + Prime working:
Clear Linux without Prime working:
I went on journey on: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PRIME, https://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/Optimus/ and https://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/InstallNouveau/… I didn’t tried reinstalling nouveau, because it appeared to loaded with
dmesg. I succesfully installed (on another laptop with NVidia GPU) Vgaswitcheroo, but that didn’t help since the Nvidia GPU isn’t even detected with
In Fedora such option works out of the box, my questions are: Has anyone had success in having a nouveau GPU offrendering? Does someone knows the step to achieving this on Clear? Are there plans to implement this as a core feature in Clear?